Sevilla are convinced they will secure Fiorentina defender Tomas Ujfalusi to a pre-contract in January.

The Czech Republic international is inside the final 12 months of his existing deal and his agent, Giorgio de Giorgis declared yesterday that he was "95 per cent" sure his client would re-sign with the Viola.

However, AS says Sevilla directors are confident a deal for Ujfalusi is just about over the line.